The Israeli army invaded the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem and a nearby village of Taqua, troops took prisoner four residents on Thursday morning.

In the city of Bethlehem, army force stormed Al Zier neighborhood, on thursdy morning in the southern side of the city searched a number of houses and ransacked them before taking Ibraheem AL Zier, 31, Yasser Awad Allah, 21, and his brother Mohamed, 24, to unknown location.

Earlier in the dawn hours Israeli soldiers invaded the village of Taqua, south east of the Bethlehem city, searched the houses of Ahmad Al Badan, 24, and took him to unknown location, his family reported.